Contact: Clerk’s Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWASHINGTON — 12-14-16 —
Catherine Dorando, Town Clerk, Carrboro, NC, has been appointed to the National League of Cities
(NLC) 2017 Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations
(FAIR) federal advocacy committee. This committee has the lead responsibility for developing NLC’s federal policy positions on issues involving national economic policy, general financial assistance programs, liability insurance, intergovernmental relations, census, municipal bonds and capital finance, municipal management, antitrust issues, citizen participation and civil rights, labor relations, Native American sovereignty and municipal authority. The appointment was announced by NLC President Matt Zone, councilmember, Cleveland.
“Representing Carrboro at the national level on the NLC Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations Committee is an honor and a privilege. Citizen trust of local government continues to be very high. It is imperative for federal leadership to recognize the essential roles that cities and towns have in governance,” stated Dorando.
As a member of the committee, Dorando will play a key role in shaping NLC’s policy positions and advocate on behalf of America’s cities and towns before Congress, with the new administration and at home.
The leadership of this year’s committee will consist of Chair Deverick Williams, council president, Gadsden, Alabama, and Vice Chairs Sue Osborn, mayor, Fenton, Michigan, and John Kinnaird, councilmember, Waco, Texas.
For more information on NLC’s other committees and councils, visit http://www.nlc.org/influence-federal-policy/policy-committees
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